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Edan Dionne

Guest Speaker

Professional affiliation

Vice President, Environmental, Energy & Chemical Management Programs; IBM

Full Biography

Edan Dionne is a Vice President with IBM's Corporate Environmental Affairs staff. She leads a team that is charged with defining IBM's strategy, establishing and maintaining its global environmental management system, and setting requirements and goals for environmental, energy and chemical management. She and her team advise and are responsible for driving environmental leadership performance across IBM's business operations, including: research, product development, manufacturing, real estate management, procurement, logistics, services and solutions. The company's requirements comprehensively address activities that relate to the environment, including: product stewardship and design-for-environment, chemical management, resource conservation and pollution prevention, energy efficiency, and requirements for the supply chain.

Edan Dionne received a B.S. in chemical engineering, Magna cum Laude, from the Far Eastern University in the Philippines. She earned an M.S. in chemical engineering from Michigan State University. She joined IBM in 1983.